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01 Oct 2020

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2021

Six Pump Court has been recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2021 with 65 individual recommendations.

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02 Sep 2020

William Upton QC and Mark Davies consider changes to the Use Classes Order and permitted development rights.

Significant changes to the Use Classes Order have been made recently and yet more amendments to the General Permitted Development Order have been added.

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16 Jun 2020

Webinar: Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions

On Friday 19th June, Six Pump Court will host a webinar entitled Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions.

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09 Jun 2020

NEW COVID-19 Guidance Tracker resource

The Covid-19 Guidance Tracker is our new resource to enable businesses and legal professionals to more easily navigate to the applicable Covid-19 guidance most relevant to their area of work.

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01 Jun 2020

Webinar: Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions

On Thursday 4th June, Six Pump Court and Women in Planning will host a joint webinar entitled Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions.

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07 Feb 2020

Climate change nuisance litigation: a potential US export

The emergence of climate change litigation as a species of common law nuisance claims has been a feature of the US legal system for some time.

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15 Jan 2020

Climate change and nuisance law: II – the role of the local authority

Can the law of nuisance be used to obtain compensation for the consequences of climate change?

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13 Nov 2019

Giles Atkinson represents local authority in challenge to Planning Inspector’s decision

Giles Atkinson represented the London Borough of Haringey in a successful section 289 challenge to an Inspector’s decision

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04 Nov 2019

Christopher Badger wins Environment/Planning Junior of the Year at Chambers UK Bar Awards

Chambers congratulates Christopher Badger on winning Environment/Planning Junior of the Year at the 2019 Chambers UK Bar Awards.

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28 Oct 2019

Six Pump Court shortlisted for four awards in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2019

The four nominations are - Crime Silk of the Year: Oliver Saxby QC; Health & Safety Silk of the Year: Stephen Hockman QC; Environment/Planning Set of the Year and Environment/Planning Junior of the Year: Christopher Badger

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11 Oct 2019

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers ranked in eleven practice areas in 2020 Chambers UK Bar Guide

Six Pump Court Chambers is delighted to be ranked as a Band 1 Set with Set rankings in Crime, Consumer Law Environment, Health & Safety and Planning.

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27 Sep 2019

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2020

Six Pump Court has been recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2020 with 59 individual recommendations.

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10 Sep 2019

Deadline approaches for pension schemes

Christopher Badger and Mark Davies have written an article on the implications of amendments to the Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment) Regulations 2005 which require trustees to update their ‘Statement of Investment Principles’ (“SIP”).

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10 Jul 2019

David Travers QC and Richard Banwell represent Biffa Waste Services Limited in transfrontier shipment case

The case involved an allegation of export of waste to China a non-OECD country, contrary to Article 36 of the Waste Shipment Regulation.

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08 Jul 2019

Six Pump Court barristers contribute to UK Supreme Court Yearbook

Stephen Hockman QC and Nicholas Ostrowski co-author chapter on ‘Planning, Development and Environmental Law’ in the latest UK Supreme Court Yearbook.

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08 Jul 2019

Anne Williams invited to speak at AESOP Annual Congress

Anne Williams has been invited to speak at the AESOP Annual Congress in Venice on 9th-13th July.

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05 Jul 2019

Frances Lawson to speak at International Chamber of Commerce Conference on arbitration and climate change

Frances Lawson has been invited to speak to arbitration practitioners under 40 years of age on the emerging nexus between arbitration and climate change.

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17 Jun 2019

How can Courts and Tribunals help to minimise climate change

As part of the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Bonn this month, Stephen Hockman QC will be chairing a session entitled ‘How can Courts and Tribunals help to minimise climate change’.

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04 Jun 2019

Environmental Audit Committee raises concerns over draft Environment (Governance and Principles) Bill

In an article for Lexis PSL, Christopher Badger discusses the Environmental Audit Committee’s report following its pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Environment (Governance and Principles) Bill.

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01 May 2019

Stephen Hockman QC ranked in the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal

Stephen Hockman QC has been included in the Who’s Who Legal (WWL) UK Bar rankings within the Environment sector, and in the most highly regarded top two silks in this area.

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01 Apr 2019

Six Pump Court barristers ranked in Planning Law Survey 2019

Members of Six Pump Court have been included in the rankings of the most highly regarded planning barristers published in the latest Planning Law Survey.

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25 Feb 2019

Reduction in fine for waste company

Stuart Jessop has successfully represented a waste company in its appeal against a sentenced imposed on it in respect of depositing waste without a permit.

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01 Feb 2019

Clean air strategy 2019—raising difficult expectations?

In an article for Lexis PSL, William Upton, considers the key features and future impact of the government’s clean air strategy 2019.

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18 Jan 2019

Stuart Jessop successfully represents Wembley parking company at planning inquiry

Stuart Jessop has successfully represented Stadium Centre Management Ltd (SCM Ltd) in its appeal against two enforcement notices.

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10 Jan 2019

William Upton to be appointed Queen’s Counsel

Chambers is delighted to announce that William Upton is to be appointed Queen’s Counsel.

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